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Preps digest: Middle schools

Middle schools * Girls' soccer: Rosewood 4, Eastern Wayne 3 (OT) -- Rosewood overcam a 3-0 halftime deficit and pulled out a 4-3 overtime win over Eastern Wayne. Summer Jones scored twice and added an assist. Phoebe Bills and...

UMO sweeps twinbill from Wingate University

UMO Sports Information WINGATE -- Jay Gonzalez became the top base-stealing thief in University of Mount Olive single-game history during the Trojans' doubleheader sweep of in-state rival Wingate University on Wednesday afternoon. The No. 25-ranked Trojans took the opener 10-6...

The Trojan: Limestone men, women claim team titles

UMO Sports Information Limestone (S.C.) University swept the men's and women's team titles during The Trojan contested on the Walnut Creek Country Club links. The Saints defeated perennial Conference Carolinas power Barton 580-589. Belmont Abbey finished two strokes back at...

Eastern Wayne nets ECC tennis win

Eastern Wayne swept Southern Wayne for a 9-0 win in an Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A conference affair Tuesday. Sam Biggs, Ethan Quinn, Kevin Larson, Le Solomo, Gray Sasser and Andrew Murray all took singles victories. Biggs-Solomon, Murray-Nathan and the duo of...

Rebels beat Leopards in extra-inning softball affair

Cory Anderson's lead-off double sparked a five-run, eighth-inning outburst as North Duplin handed Lakewood an 8-3 defeat in Carolina 1-A Conference play Tuesday evening. Mikayla Koch batted 2-for-5 with an RBI. Rylee Pate contributed two hits, including a triple, and...

Bears defeat Warriors in ECC 3A softball

New Bern defeated Eastern Wayne, 14-2, in Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A conference action Tuesday evening. Trisha Bell endured the loss on the mound for the Warriors. Debbie Mitchell had two hits including a double and Emily Uzzell had a hit and...

Harris cranks out 3 hits, CBA rolls in softball

PIKEVILLE -- Campbell University commit Cierra Harris led the way for the Golden Falcons with three hit as Charles B. Aycock defeated Southern Wayne 8-0 in Eastern Carolina 3-A/4-A conference action Tuesday evening. Abbie Walton and Meredith Burroughs each recorded...

Rosewood's Thornton tosses no-hitter

WARSAW -- Callie Thornton threw a no-hitter as Rosewood defeated James Kenan, 11-0, on the Carolina 1-A Conference softball scene.Thornton logged five strikeouts and walked three Tigers in the mercy-rule affair. Rosewood pumped out 10 hits including a two-hit night...

Wood rips two homers, Bulldogs crush Wildcats

A 10-run first inning propelled Princeton to a 19-0 mercy-rule victory over Hobbton in Carolina 1-A conference play Tuesday. Hailey Wood belted two home runs and a triple, and drove in four runs for the Bulldogs. Taylor Carroll had four...

WCDS-Oakwood play to scoreless draw

Wayne Country Day outshot Oakwood 14-6 but couldn't find the back of the net during their 0-0 draw Tuesday evening. Chargers goalie Bailee Creger held the opposition scoreless for the sixth time in seven games. The Chargers (4-1-2 overall) travel...

Carolina 1A leader Princeton rolls over Hobbton

Princeton remained undefeated in Carolina 1-A conference play with a 6-2 win over Hobbton Tuesday. Jessica Brush scored twice and had two assists. Emily Woodward tallied three goals, and Kassandra Velasquez scored one and assisted a goal. McKenzie Smale also...

Mercer's hat trick paces Eagles

Lexi Mercer scored a hat trick (three goals) and Rosewood handed James Kenan a 4-0 loss in Carolina 1-A conference play Tuesday evening. Hannah Daniels scored the fourth goal. Samantha Allen and Mercer each had an assist. Patrice Robinson had...

Hawks slip by Blue Devils in ECC 2A baseball

North Lenoir threw four pitchers Tuesday evening to pick up an 8-7 victory over Eastern Carolina 2-A archrival South Lenoir. Drew Burke got the win on the mound as the third pitcher throwing and Noah Reese picked up the save...

Bethel shuts out Faith in NCCSA 2A baseball

KINSTON -- Bethel Christian defeated N.C. Christian Schools Association 2-A foe Faith Christian in a five-inning mercy-rule affair 10-0 Tuesday evening. Richard Sasser, Christian Mills, Dylan Downey and Carter Hudson all had one hit for Faith Christian. Levi Wise endured...

Rams double up Vikings in ECC 2A baseball

Austin Mooring threw a complete game as Greene Central held off Kinston for a 4-2 victory in Eastern Carolina 2-A action on Tuesday. Davis Wilson added three hits and double for Greene Central. Bailey Ormond and James Head combined to...

Lakewood stuns 2013 Carolina 1A baseball champ North Duplin

Lakewood took the lead for good on a two-run home run from Ross Strickland Tuesday night as Lakewood shocked North Duplin, 5-3, in a Carolina 1-A affair. Trey Pate started on the mound for the Rebels and struck out six....

Gators earn mercy-rule shutout win

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Spring Creek remained undefeated with a 15-0 mercy-rule shutout of fellow Carolina 1-A Conference member Neuse Charter Tuesday night. Hunter Walker got the win and Matt Dupuy came on in relief to preserve the shutout. Chad Spurgeon...

Rosewood baseball knocks off James Kenan

WARSAW -- Rosewood picked up a win on the road win with a 9-2 triumph over Carolina 1-A Conference foe James Kenan on Tuesday. Rosewood (7-1 CC) visits Hobbton on Friday....

Roberts plays in Elite 24 Classic

WILMINGTON -- Jaylen Roberts scored a single basket and hauled down 11 rebounds during the boys' game in the Southeast Elite 24 Classic Basketball event contested at Ashley High School. Roberts participated on the "Team Got Now" squad that included...

Lane Tree Ladies Golf news

Rhonda Williams claimed game-of-the-week and low gross honors during play on the Lane Tree Golf Club links. Betty Jean Gurley captured low net. Nan Jarrell won low putts....

Adams shoots medalist-best 70 on GMGC links

Rosewood senior Nick Adams secured medalist honors with a 70 during a Carolina 1-A Conference meet contested at Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course on Tuesday afternoon. Five strokes separated the top four individual finishers. Lakewood's Griffin Faircloth logged a 71, followed...

Chargers rally, knock off No. 4-ranked Greenfield, 7-5

Parker Smith connected on a sixth-inning fielder's choice RBI grounder and Wayne Country Day upended No. 4-ranked Greenfield, 7-5, in a Coastal Plains Independent 1-A/2-A Conference game Wednesday afternoon. Jacob Magera's RBI bases-loaded walk capped the three-run, sixth-inning uprising for...

Warriors explode in 2nd half against Saints

rcoggins@newsargus.com Southern Wayne played its normally scrappy style, as expected, against county rival Eastern Wayne on Tuesday evening. The Warriors turned up the defensive pressure in the second half. Kristina Muses tapped in the go-ahead goal in the 46th minute...

Golden Falcons shut out Saints on baseball diamond

PIKEVILLE -- When Charles B. Aycock outfielder Garrett Joyner chased a pitch out of the zone in the fifth inning and fouled it off for strike two, teammate Bobby Hampton walked up to him and told him to be smart...

C.B. Aycock-E. Wayne baseball box

So. Wayne 000 000 0 -- 0 2 3 C.B. Aycock 010 071 x -- 9 7 1 Leading hitters -- C.B. Aycock -- Garrett Joyner 2-3; Noah West 1-3 HR, 2 RBI; Ashton McGee 1-4 RBI; Ben Rouse 1-4...